Monthly Archives: April 2013

Senior Health Fair on Fairfax May 23

If you know a senior – or if you are a senior yourself – you should know about a big Senior Health Fair that will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. It takes … Continue reading

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“The Nucleus of a Whole New Arts District”

As we wrote last month, one of the best trends to hit our area lately has been the increasing number of art galleries moving into spaces on Melrose Avenue and Highland Avenue. A few galleries have also moved in on … Continue reading

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Pot Store Raided for Violent Gang Ties

A marijuana store on La Brea Avenue just north of Melrose was raided yesterday by police for having ties to violent criminal gangs, according to an article in Wehoville.com. The store is called La Brea Compassionate Caregivers and is located … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Pop-Up on Melrose

We just received a nice message from a new Vietnamese pop-up restaurant that will be in our neighborhood every other Sunday at Franco on Melrose (6919 Melrose Avenue, a block and a half east of La Brea Avenue). It will … Continue reading

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Melrose Elementary Teacher a Finalist for National Honor

This week’s Beverly Press has a great article about a teacher at Melrose Elementary Magnet School, Sachiko Miyaji, who is a finalist for a national honor. Miss Miyaki is one of the two finalists for the Great American Teach-Off award, which … Continue reading

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OSH Coming to La Brea and 4th

One of our eagle-eyed correspondents just called in to say that he saw a sign up at the site at La Brea Avenue and 4th Street which has been under construction for several months, and which previously housed a car … Continue reading

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